Image ID
ICHi-073816
Headline
Owen Brown's Revolver
Date Created
circa 1856
Creator
Massachusetts Arms Company
Creator Role
manufacturer
Artwork/Object Depicted
revolvers, firearms
Copyright Notice
© 2015 Chicago Historical Society, all rights reserved
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-073816
Inventory Number
1917.3a
Storage Location
DIA
Acquisition Source
Gift of Mr. Frank G. Logan
Max Pixels - Height
3566
Max Pixels - Width
6339
KEYWORDS
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Brown, Owen
Brown, John
abolitionists
slavery
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.)
revolvers
firearms
Civil War, 1861-1865
Secret Lives of Objects
1917.3a
SLOO
i073816
i73816
ICHi-73816
owen browns revolver

Revolver owned by Owen Brown, son of the radical abolitionist John Brown, and carried by him during the raid on Harpers Ferry.

Revolver owned by Owen Brown, son of the radical abolitionist John Brown, and carried by him during the raid on Harpers Ferry.

1/6/2015